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UPDATE: 95th West Virginian dies from COVID-19

A 95th person has died from coronavirus in W.Va.
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Published: Jul. 4, 2020 at 10:46 PM EDT
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PARKERSBURG, W.Va (WTAP) - UPDATE: 7/5/2020

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported the state’s 95th death from COVID-19 in their 5 p.m. update on Sunday. An 84 year-old female from Greenbrier County has died from the virus.

“Each death reported is a solemn reminder of the seriousness of this disease. We send our sympathy to this family and urge all West Virginians to follow the guidelines to protect each other from the spread,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

Her death comes with 73 new COVID-19 cases reported since 10 a.m. Sunday. That makes 130 new cases reported in 24 hours. The state has now seen a total of 3,335 cases.

The state’s coronavirus resource website says 186,418 confirmatory tests have been administered, while the cumulative positive test rate has risen to 1.79 percent. The daily average also rose to 3.58 percent. 806 cases are considered active in West Virginia, while 2,434 people have recovered from the virus.

In a press release, the DHHR provided a breakdown of cases by county. They’re listed below in a case confirmed by lab test/probable case format.

Barbour (16/0), Berkeley (464/18), Boone (23/0), Braxton (3/0), Brooke (9/1), Cabell (150/5), Calhoun (2/0), Clay (11/0), Fayette (69/0), Gilmer (13/0), Grant (15/1), Greenbrier (64/0), Hampshire (42/0), Hancock (25/3), Hardy (44/1), Harrison (76/0), Jackson (144/0), Jefferson (238/5), Kanawha (341/9), Lewis (19/1), Lincoln (8/0), Logan (26/0), Marion (79/3), Marshall (43/1), Mason (22/0), McDowell (6/0), Mercer (50/0), Mineral (56/2), Mingo (20/3), Monongalia (256/14), Monroe (15/1), Morgan (19/1), Nicholas (14/1), Ohio (109/1), Pendleton (13/1), Pleasants (4/1), Pocahontas (30/1), Preston (72/16), Putnam (65/1), Raleigh (61/1), Randolph (169/2), Ritchie (2/0), Roane (11/0), Summers (2/0), Taylor (16/1), Tucker (6/0), Tyler (5/0), Upshur (20/1), Wayne (116/1), Wetzel (16/0), Wirt (4/0), Wood (120/8), Wyoming (7/0).

UPDATE: 7/5/2020 10 A.M.

In their 10 a.m. update, officials with the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reported 57 new coronavirus cases in the state. That brings the state total to 3,262. No new deaths were reported, leaving the death toll at 94.

184,715 confirmatory tests have been administered in the state, while the cumulative positive test rate is at 1.77 percent. The daily positive test rate is at 3.14 percent.

Statistics on the state’s coronavirus resource website say 2,421 West Virginians have recovered from the virus, while 747 cases remain active.

In their 10 a.m. update, the DHHR released an fresh list of cases per county. The list can be found below in a case confirmed by lab test/probable case format.

Barbour (15/0), Berkeley (462/18), Boone (23/0), Braxton (3/0), Brooke (10/1), Cabell (152/6), Calhoun (2/0), Clay (10/0), Fayette (68/0), Gilmer (13/0), Grant (15/1), Greenbrier (64/0), Hampshire (42/0), Hancock (25/3), Hardy (44/1), Harrison (71/0), Jackson (144/0), Jefferson (237/5), Kanawha (334/9), Lewis (19/1), Lincoln (8/0), Logan (26/0), Marion (68/3), Marshall (41/1), Mason (21/0), McDowell (6/0), Mercer (50/0), Mineral (56/2), Mingo (20/3), Monongalia (226/14), Monroe (15/1), Morgan (19/1), Nicholas (13/1), Ohio (107/1), Pendleton (12/1), Pleasants (4/1), Pocahontas (30/1), Preston (70/16), Putnam (63/1), Raleigh (60/1), Randolph (169/2), Ritchie (2/0), Roane (11/0), Summers (2/0), Taylor (16/1), Tucker (6/0), Tyler (5/0), Upshur (20/1), Wayne (116/1), Wetzel (14/0), Wirt (4/0), Wood (116/8), Wyoming (7/0).

UPDATE: 7/4/2020

According to a news release from the West Virginia Department of Health and Human resources, a 94th person has died from coronavirus in the Mountain State. An 89 year-old female from Greenbrier County has died from the virus.

“On this Independence Day, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of another West Virginian,” said Bill J. Crouch, DHHR Cabinet Secretary.

Across the state, 3,205 cases of the virus have been identified. That’s an increase of 79 cases in 24 hours.

In a press release, the DHHR provided a breakdown of cases by county. They’re listed below in a case confirmed by lab test/Probable case format.

Barbour (15/0), Berkeley (450/18), Boone (23/0), Braxton (3/0), Brooke (8/1), Cabell (143/6), Calhoun (2/0), Clay (10/0), Fayette (67/0), Gilmer (13/0), Grant (15/1), Greenbrier (60/0), Hampshire (42/0), Hancock (23/3), Hardy (44/1), Harrison (69/0), Jackson (143/0), Jefferson (233/5), Kanawha (324/9), Lewis (19/1), Lincoln (8/0), Logan (26/0), Marion (63/3), Marshall (41/1), Mason (19/0), McDowell (6/0), Mercer (45/0), Mineral (55/2), Mingo (19/3), Monongalia (193/14), Monroe (13/1), Morgan (19/1), Nicholas (12/1), Ohio (102/1), Pendleton (12/1), Pleasants (4/1), Pocahontas (28/1), Preston (68/16), Putnam (60/1), Raleigh (55/1), Randolph (166/1), Ritchie (2/0), Roane (11/0), Summers (2/0), Taylor (16/1), Tucker (6/0), Tyler (4/0), Upshur (20/1), Wayne (114/1), Wetzel (12/0), Wirt (4/0), Wood (103/8), Wyoming (7/0).

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